Welcome to the Virtual Training Course on Pipeline Defect Assessment. This course aims to provide the attendees with an understanding of the fundamental concepts of the pipeline defect assessment. On its completion, delegates should understand and be able to discuss terminology, concepts, principles, and issues related to pipeline defect assessment. The course will be presented by Joe Short, Principal Integrity Engineer.
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Live, online session
Satisfies the learning requirements for
Defect Asessment CS020F
Certificate of completion, plus
Continued Professional Development hours
This Pipeline Defect Assessment Virtual Training course runs over two days includes breaks and question and answer sessions (30 minutes per day). Additionally, you will have access to the following selected Competency Club E-Learns for three days prior the program start date: Pipeline Defect Assessment (CS020A), Fracture Mechanics (CS032A), Pipeline Defects (CS048A).
Corrosion Growth Assessment
Geometric Defect Assessment
Joe Short has more than ten years of experience in pipeline integrity management consultancy for both onshore and offshore assets, with a particular focus on pipeline defect assessments, post-in-line inspections (ILI), integrity engineering, and integrity management procedures and planning. He has extensive experience in fitness for purpose (FFP) assessment methods, corrosion growth analysis, and ILI technologies, as well as excellent knowledge of international code guidance and best practices for pipeline integrity management. Joe has worked on a wide range of projects with operators in the UK and Europe, Middle East, Africa, Central Asia and the Americas. In his current role, he is a subject matter expert (SME) responsible for providing technical guidance and leadership for pipeline integrity work conducted by ROSEN in the Asia Pacific region, while also supporting and mentoring junior engineers. Joe is an Australian Standards committee member and is currently involved in the revision of AS 2885.3 (Pipelines Operation and Maintenance), specifically on anomaly assessment guidance. He has delivered integrity awareness training courses to operators on defect assessment and ILI technologies, maximizing the value of ILI data and integrity management planning in a wide range of settings.